Kvitova vows best is still to come

Petra Kvitova beat Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-2 6-0 in the Wimbledon second round.

Defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has warned her rivals she is yet to hit top form despite conceding only three games in her opening two matches.

Nadal: It's not the end

Rafael Nadal lost to Dustin Brown in the second round

Rafael Nadal refused to view his Wimbledon second-round defeat by dreadlocked German Dustin Brown as a signpost pointing towards the end of his career.

Trio share lead in Paris

Bernd Wiesberger holds a two-shot lead at the Open de France

Austria's Bernd Wiesberger, home favourite Victor Dubuisson and South African Jaco Van Zyl shared the clubhouse lead after a weather-disrupted opening day of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National.

Nadal stunned by brilliant Brown

Dustin Brown celebrates his victory over Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal became the highest-profile casualty of this year's Wimbledon after slumping to a 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-4 defeat to dreadlocked German Dustin Brown.

Woods on route to make cut with 66

Tiger Woods shot a 66 on the first day of The Greenbrier Classic

Tiger Woods bounced back from his miserable US Open to shoot his lowest score on the PGA Tour this season with a four-under-par 66 on day one of The Greenbrier Classic.

Watson: I can beat Serena

Heather Watson is targeting the biggest scalp in women's tennis

Heather Watson is adamant she can pull off the biggest shock at Wimbledon so far by defeating Serena Williams in the third round on Friday.

Federer thrills on Centre Court

Roger Federer defeated Sam Querrey to reach the third round of Wimbledon

Roger Federer thrilled Centre Court with an outrageous lob as he moved effortlessly into the third round of Wimbledon with a 6-4 6-2 6-2 victory over American Sam Querrey.

William praises defeated Lionesses

William said the Lionesses should be proud of their achievements despite defeat against Japan

The Duke of Cambridge has praised the achievements of the England women's football team at the World Cup in Canada after they went out to Japan in the semi finals.

Onwards and upwards for Ward

James Ward, pictured, saw off Jiri Vesely to reach Wimbledon's third round for the first time

Wimbledon hero James Ward insists he remains Britain's second-best player, despite losing the nation's official number-two berth to Slovenia-born Aljaz Bedene.

William to attend bombings memorial

The Duke of Cambridge will join the event at the permanent memorial in London's Hyde Park

The Duke of Cambridge will join survivors and families of victims of the 7/7 London bombings next week to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks, Kensington Palace said.

BP to pay out £12bn for oil spill

The agreement would settle all US federal, state and local claims for the Gulf of Mexico disaster, BP said

Oil giant BP said it had reached an 18.7 billion US dollar (£12 billion) legal settlement in the US to cover the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill that killed 11 workers five years ago.

Sampson: No failures in this team

Mark Sampson is incredibly proud of what England Women have achieved

Heartbroken England boss Mark Sampson hailed his "heroes" and dismissed the theory they joined a list of glorious failures by falling cruelly short of the Women's World Cup final.

Truss 'held back' on fracking risk

Green MP Caroline Lucas says the Government conducted itself "appallingly"

The Environment Secretary has been urged to apologise to communities facing fracking for "holding back" evidence of the risks of shale exploration in rural areas.

Murder victim's home a 'bombsite'

Angela Wrightson, in a picture taken some years before her death

The trial of two girls aged 14 and 15 accused of murdering a six-and-a-half stone woman in her home has heard the first paramedic to arrive said the scene was like a "bombsite".

Hull clubs to merge academies

Adam Pearson is expecting others to follow the decision of the two Hull clubs to form a 'super academy'

Hull FC and Hull KR are to risk the wrath of their fans by casting aside their fierce rivalry to merge their youth development systems.